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MTBS3D RT @official_ita3d: Article about ITA member @Vrvana and their Kickstarter! #Kickstarter #VR #Vrvana http://t.co/fHVxXiLQV8 http://t.co/Vru
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MTBS3D RT @Vireio: Vireio Perception is getting upgraded again! #VR #vireio #mtbs #OculusRift http://t.co/Ff6LJm1tC2
MTBS3D Vireio Perception is getting upgraded again. MTBS welcomes new Vireio developer, Nikita Lozhkin! #VR #vireio... http://t.co/fODa1oWck5
MTBS3D Vireio Perception is getting upgraded again. MTBS welcomes new @Vireio developer, Nikita Lozhkin! #VR #vireio #oculus http://t.co/mc19slt7rU
MTBS3D Interview with David Coombes, Developer Programs Manager at @nvidia! #OculusConnect #gtx980 #Maxwell #oculus #VR http://t.co/aSIXbiFqtj
MTBS3D RT @CloudheadGames: Hey everybody! we just posted a new @kickstarter update! https://t.co/YoAYjaMvnH
MTBS3D RT @tomshardware: Oculus Connect: The Future, And AMD Vs. NVIDIA - http://t.co/tldYdM0ogj
MTBS3D MTBS has a great interview from #OculusConnect with our friend, Palmer Luckey! #VR #Oculus #PalmerLuckey http://t.co/BFskUzBS9w
MTBS3D More Samsung Gear VR Software Screencaps. #Oculus #OculusConnect #GearVR http://t.co/heTymgFEJT
MTBS3D Samsung Gear VR Software Screencaps. #Oculus #OculusConnect #GearVR http://t.co/4locnoEi3p
MTBS3D RT @JoshuaFarkas: Palmer celebrates his birthday, after eating a chocolate DK2! http://t.co/JhKTwhUQQQ
MTBS3D RT @SebKuntz: Btw I tested Samsung's Gear VR and it really works. Indeed mobility is a big plus. Lack of position tracking and 3d interacti…

Giant 3D virtual reality system lets scientists travel through space, anatomy and more

By Carla K. Johnson, AP

CHICAGO — Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world where a researcher wearing 3D glasses can do all that and more.

In the system, known as CAVE2, an 8-foot-high screen encircles the viewer 320 degrees. A panorama of images springs from 72 stereoscopic liquid crystal display panels, conveying a dizzying sense of being able to touch what’s not really there.

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